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Van Nest Polglase

Born on August 25, 1898 in Brooklyn, New York City, NY
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American art director Van Nest Polglase came to films with impeccable credentials as an architect; at twenty, he had already designed such formidable structures as the presidential palace in Havana. Read Full Biography
Year Award Category Movie Result
1941 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Black and White Art Direction Citizen Kane Nominated
1940 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Black and White Art Direction My Favorite Wife Nominated
1939 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Art Direction Love Affair Nominated
1938 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Art Direction Carefree Nominated
1935 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Art Direction Top Hat Nominated


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